On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 6:31 PM, Andy Green <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA1 > > Somebody in the thread at some point said: > > > some schematics anyway. All this very suboptimal with regard to an "open > > phone". All my Sony-gadgets are more open, when it comes to this. At least > > for those i got pretty nice service-manuals incl. circuit diagrams for > free. > > Currently this is a political reality, no schematics. I think its fine > if you keep pressuring about it but no change can be expected since > there are just no levers to pull to make it happen, and the answer is > stuck at "no" out of our scope. Its just where the commercial reality > of physical hardware manufacture culture has butted up against the > ideals that really are coming from the software side.
I'm sure this has been answered many times before, but I have no idea where to start looking for those answers, so: what the hell? Why? What political reality is stopping you? I take it you don't mean governments worried about people hacking the GSM bands, you mean a -cultural- issue in the hardware world? What's stopping you from just not playing along? Is it FIC? -Nick _______________________________________________ OpenMoko community mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community